האַלטן

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German haltan, from Proto-Germanic *haldaną. Compare German halten. Cognate with English hold, Old Saxon haldan.

Verb[edit]

האַלטן (haltn) (past participle געהאַלטן (gehaltn))

  1. (transitive) to hold
  2. (intransitive) to stop
  3. (followed by פֿון (fun)) to approve of, to be fond of
  4. (followed by פֿון (fun)) to believe in
  5. (followed by בײַם (baym)) to be about to

Conjugation[edit]